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Government is ready to boost economy and speed up development, budget will be 'unprecedented': Sitharaman

New Delhi. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaran on Friday promised that the budget this time will be "unprecedented" as the government looks forward to furthering the epidemic-stricken economy and accelerating growth. He said that investment in health, medical research and development (R&D) and development of comprehensive skills for telemedicine is going to prove important. Along with this, the livelihood challenges have to be looked at in a new perspective of vocational training and skill development. Sitharaman said at an event organized by CII, "Send me your suggestions so that we can make a budget like never before." Such a budget would not have been seen in India's 100 years, as it would come after the epidemic. ''

Addressing the CII Partnership Conference 2020 via video conference, he said, "... and this will not be possible until I get a list of your suggestions and wishes, what you think of these challenges." A clear overview of what has come… Without this, it is impossible for me to produce a document that is an unprecedented budget, a budget that is being made after the epidemic. 'General Budget for FY 2021-22 in Parliament To be introduced on 1 February 2021. The Finance Minister said that to bring the growth back on track, support should be increased for those areas which have been severely affected by the Kovid-19 epidemic as well as those areas which could be carriers of further growth.

"Considering our size, population and capacity, for the good growth of India economy, I am not hesitant to say that we will be carriers of global growth along with some other countries," he said. The global economic revival will be our significant contribution. 'He said that it is important to provide private partnerships for buildings and hospitals while providing more finance for infrastructure. He said that understanding of telemedicine would require extensive skills. He also said that livelihood is a big challenge and the industry must give its opinion in this matter.

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